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    Parabolas of Science Fiction ed. Brian Attebery & Veronica Hollinger (Wesleyan University Press, July 15, 2013, xv+312pp, tp, cover by Agnès Dodart)
        Non-fiction, a gathering of 14 critical essays on science fiction. Authors include Terry Dowling, Graham Sleight, L. Timmel Duchamp, and Gary K. Wolfe. A hardcover edition (-7366-7, $75.00) was announced but not seen. Details taken from online listing.
    • vii · Parabolas of Science Fiction · Brian Attebery & Veronica Hollinger · in
    • 3 · Science Fiction Parabolas: Jazz, Geometry, and Generation Starships · Brian Attebery · ar
    • 24 · Dancing with Scheherazade: Some Reflections in the Djinn’s Glass · Terry Dowling · ar
    • 36 · Breaking the Frame · Graham Sleight · ar
    • 53 · Katherine MacLean’s Short Science Fiction and Cytology: Science as Parabola · Jane Donawerth · ar
    • 70 · Second Contact: The First Contact Story in Latin American Science Fiction · Rachel Haywood Ferreira · ar
    • 89 · Parabolas of SFQ: Canadian Science Fiction in French and the Making of a “National” Subgenre · Amy J. Ransom · ar
    • 106 · The Domestic SF Parabola · Lisa Yaszek · ar
    • 125 · Mad Scientists, Chimps, and Mice with Human Brains: Collapsing Boundaries in Science Fiction · L. Timmel Duchamp · ar
    • 143 · Coded Transmissions: Gender and Genre Reception in The Matrix · David M. Higgins · ar
    • 161 · The Mad Scientist, the Failed Experiment, and the Queer Family of Man: Sirius, Frankenstein and the SF Stockroom · John Rieder · ar
    • 180 · Back to the Filthy Workshop: “Faithful” Film Adaptations of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein · Nicholas Ruddick · ar
    • 205 · The Future of the Past: Science Fiction, Retro, and Retrofuturism · Pawel Frelik · ar
    • 225 · Babylon Revisited: Alternate Cosmologies from Farmer to Chiang · Gary K. Wolfe · ar
    • 242 · Science Fiction as Archive Fever · Veronica Hollinger · ar




    Dracula: Authoritative Text, Contexts, Reviews and Reactions, Dramatic and Film Variations, Criticism. ed. Nina Auerbach & David J. Skal (Norton, January 1997, $9.95, 488pp, tp)
        Annotated critical edition of the Bram Stoker’s classic vampire story, gathering critical essays and reviews. The text follows the 1897 Constable edition, with minor corrections. There is a chronology of Stoker’s life, and a selected bibliography.



    Forbidden Journeys: Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers ed. Nina Auerbach & U. C. Knoepflmacher (University of Chicago Press, November 1993, $11.95, 373pp, tp, cover by Arthur Hughes)
        Reprint (University of Chicago Press 1992) anthology of 11 19th-Century fantasy stories by women writers with an introduction and commentary explaining why women wrote much nastier stories than men. This edition consists of the original hardcover sheets with a new trade paperback cover.



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